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Paris Climate Summit Commences as China Faces Severe Environmental Challenges

As the United Nations Conference on Climate Change commences this week in Paris, leaders from the world’s most powerful nations are convening to discuss the increasingly damaging impact of climate change. 1,554 more words


Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton Airs Her Views on New Platform -- Quora

Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton, the self-described “pantsuit aficionado” and “hair icon,” has found a new platform for her views: Quora.

The former secretary of state and U.S. 130 more words


Documentary 'When AIDS Was Funny' Shows Reagan Administration's Indifference

A new documentary short film, “When Aids Was Funny,” chillingly illustrates how little the Reagan administration cared about the gathering AIDS crisis in the early 1980s. 114 more words


Coca-Colonization in Mexico: The Soda Tax that Almost Wasn't

by Ally Gallop, RD, CDE

A year ago, I praised the Mexican government’s seminal 10% soda and 8% junk food taxes, which took effect January 1, 2014. 839 more words

Food Waste: Is Source Reduction Being Overshadowed by Food Recovery Efforts?

by Emily Nink

To prevent food waste, strategies should examine both social and environmental outcomes at all stages of the food recovery hierarchy, avoiding using food insecurity as a convenient rhetoric while protecting a culture of wasteful overconsumption. 887 more words

Higher Education and the Myth of the Level Playing Field

For as long as I can remember, the idea that the many and diverse higher education institutions in the UK are playing, and must continue to play, on a single, level playing field has been one of the key tenets of our HE sector. 509 more words


A strategy for liberty


(Original publication: Catallaxy Institute)

In a beautiful article, Jerry Taylor claims that “in the ‘marketplace of ideas’ the bundled product has been regularly and thoroughly rejected for over a century. 2,291 more words

Giovanni Birindelli